Fairfax Station artist, Lynn Goldstein, was selected to participate in the exhibition, “After the Holocaust,” which will be on view at the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCCNV) April 5 until May 19.
Goldstein states, “This was an opportunity to make a piece that invites viewers to interact with the work in ways that have not been possible with the paintings that I have made in the past.”
The piece, “Diapsora,” entices viewers to interact directly with the artwork by the use of everyday objects — books. Goldstein states, “This work is meant to evoke a more uplifting view of an aspect of Jewish history.” “Diaspora” is a piece of art made to explore Jewish immigration to the U.S. The imagery is symbolic and, in some cases, personal. In fact, many of the photographs utilized in the artwork are of Goldstein’s family members, who hoped for a better life for themselves and their families upon arriving in the United States from eastern Europe.
More of Lynn Goldstein’s art can be viewed at her studio at Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton. To see her work visit www.lynngoldstein.com
JCCNV is located at 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax. For more information, call 703-323-0880 or go to jccnv.org.